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Cheltenham Top Trumps: Which World Hurdle contender takes your fancy?

| 16.03.2016

There’s one name in particular on everyone’s lips ahead of the feature race on day three of this year’s Cheltenham Festival. In fact, this staying superstar could well emerge as one of the biggest heroes of the entire four-day spectacular if successful in the World Hurdle.

In case you hadn’t guessed it already, the horse in question is Thistlecrack, an imperious force throughout the winter but will he be able to put on a show with the sun on his back?

We’ll soon find out. However, in the meantime we’ve put together another set of Cheltenham Top Trumps for your persual.

Here’s how this year’s World Hurdle contenders stack up…



Alpha Des Obeaux


Cole Harden


Saphir Du Rheu


Aux Ptis Soins


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William Geldart

William contributed to a number of online football blogs before finally finding his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow alongside the rest of the Ladbrokes News team. Now indulging passions for football, horse racing, greyhounds, boxing and political betting. Supports Wycombe Wanderers and can be spotted at various lower league and non-league grounds across the country.